Methods for benefit and harm assessment in systematic reviews

The main challenges relate to selection of health outcomes important to patients, information asymmetry (e.g., reliable and robust data on benefits with sparse data on harms), and calculation of statistical uncertainty if benefit and harm are put on the same scale using a benefit harm comparison met...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Boyd, Cynthia M.
Corporate Authors: United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Johns Hopkins University Evidence-based Practice Center
Format: eBook
Published: Rockville, Md. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [2012], 2012
Series:Methods research report
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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  • Includes bibliographical references